Chinese iron ore and rebar contracts, however, edged up on hopes that steel demand will pick up.
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The case was filed in the Madras high court by anti-Vedanta campaigner Fatima Babu, challenging a decision by the national green tribunal.
For the next few weeks demand will remain subdued. Overseas suppliers and even some jewellers will take a break for year-end celebrations.
The permit given to PT Freeport Indonesia is valid up to 2031, and could be extended another ten years.
In a world where the Trump Administration is leading a return to economic and resource nationalism, it’s hard to see how global metals can break free of global politics.
The government aims to issue a new mining permit for Grasberg - which requires the environmental permit issues to be settled - before the end of the year.
The Hong Kong-based company's involvement will further extend the platform’s reach into the Asian diamond sector.
Inalum was proposing to sell a 10% stake in PT Freeport Indonesia to Papua for $819 million.
Coal consumption is on the rise and will remain roughly stable over the next five years, the International Energy Agency forecasts.
Japan’s biggest trading house is selling its 31.4% stake in Clermont coal mine to a 50-50 joint venture between Glencore and Sumitomo Corp, and its 10% stake in Ulan coal mine to Glencore.
The Philippine Iron and Steel Project will be the country's first integrated steel complex and represents the biggest industrial investment from China.
Deferring for the fourth time retaliatory action against higher import tariffs imposed by the U.S. on steel and aluminium, the government said on Monday.
When it came to analyzing named executive officers in mining firms, only 8% were women.
'We are praying that they come out alive' - Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma.
If prices come down, we might see some buying because both the new year and the Chinese new year are coming up.
Capturing the diverse skills and talents of highly-trained defence force personnel as they transition to civilian work requires a specialised approach.
"The aim of this share purchase is so that the company can have full control over its subsidiaries owned indirectly by Kangaroo Resources."
Recent drill highlights include 48.5 metres grading 2.69 grams gold from 60 metres downhole and 42.5 metres grading 2.55 grams gold from 31 metres downhole.
A judgment on the smelter will be uploaded on the court's website in a week's time, after which there will be no further hearings on the case.
Sentiment in gold is shrinking and if the price doesn't change demand will decline
State authorities permanently shut down the Tamil Nadu plant after police fired on protesters calling for the closure of the plant in May over concerns it was polluting their air and water.
Lynas $800 million plant on the east coast Malaysia began operations in 2012 after long delays caused by legal challenges and environmental disputes.
Mining companies across the globe now consider the risk of losing their licence to operate as the biggest risk to their businesses in the next two years
The Australian rare earths miner said it was disappointed with Malaysia's decision to impose new conditions on its licence to operate in the country, adding it was considering all options, including legal action.
To cut and push up prices or not to cut and preserve market share.